COMEDIAN, ACTOR AND TV PERSONALITY BILL ENGVALL PLAYS "WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE" ON FRIDAY, MAY 8, AND MONDAY, MAY 11, 2015
Engvall Joins "Millionaire's" Week-Long Initiative to Raise Funds for
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
"Millionaire" Donates $10,000 to CMN Hospitals Each Time a
Contestant Makes it to Round Two of the Game
NEW YORK, NY (April 29, 2015) - On Friday, May 8 and Monday, May 11, 2015, nationally-syndicated game show "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" teams up with comedian, actor and TV personality Bill Engvall for some unpredictable fun and countless laughs, all while raising money for a great cause. Engvall will appear as a "Millionaire" contestant and donate his winnings to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, an organization dedicated to helping as many children as possible by raising vital funds and awareness for children's hospitals across North America.
Throughout the week of May 4-8, "Millionaire" will donate $10,000 to CMN Hospitals each time a contestant makes it into the second round of the game, also known as Classic Millionaire. Engvall closes out the week on Friday as a special celebrity contestant, and he'll wrap up his game play on Monday, May 11.
Tune-in all week to see how much money "Millionaire" contestants can raise for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals and be sure to catch Bill Engvall as he takes a shot at adding one million dollars to the pot!
Bill Engvall is a Grammy nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist and one of the top comedians in the country. Engvall is known for being a part of the enormously successful Blue Collar Comedy concert films, which sold over 9 million units and received a Grammy nomination. He previously starred in, and executive produced, the TBS sitcom The Bill Engvall Show. Most recently, Bill was a contestant on season 17 on ABC's Dancing with the Stars, and was a fan favorite as he made it to the finals. For more information regarding Bill Engvall please visit: www.billengvall.com.
"Millionaire" airs weekdays in national syndication. Check local listings or go to http://www.millionairetv.com for time and channel.
About "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire"
"Millionaire" airs across the country weekdays in national syndication. "Millionaire" is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney/ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. James Rowley serves as executive producer of "Millionaire," which is taped at the Connecticut Film Center in Stamford, Connecticut.
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals(R) raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles are, at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.